The Trustees

Frances Carey (Chair)Frances Carey  (Chair)
Arts and Heritage consultant, formerly Senior Consultant for Public Engagement, Head of National Programmes and Deputy Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum from 1975-2011. Author of publications relating to the British Museum’s collections and other subjects. Appointed to the Board of the MLvM Charitable Trust by the Charity Commission in 2006.


The Trustees 5Sean Rainbird
Director of the National Gallery of Ireland 2012-
Director of the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart 2006-2012
Assistant Keeper then Senior Curator at Tate 1987-2006

He is a specialist in German 20th century art, organising exhibitions on, among others, Max Beckmann, Joseph Beuys, Rebecca Horn, Wassily Kandinsky and Gerhard Richter.

He was one of the founding trustees of the MLvM Charitable Trust in 1992.


The Trustees 6Keir McGuinness
Keir McGuinness is a management and art consultant with extensive experience working in governance with museums and galleries. He is a trustee of family and arts trusts, including Chisenhale Gallery and Chisenhale Art Place, Chair of Art360 and Vice-Chair of the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA). Keir was formerly Chair of the Trustees of the Whitechapel Gallery and a juror of the Turner Prize in 2000.